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6M20140112

6M20140112

Edith Bowman speaks to film-makers Joel and Ethan Coen about their musical influences and the songs that have soundtracked their work. The Coens are behind some of the most critically acclaimed movies of recent times, including Fargo, The Big Lebowski and O Brother Where Art Thou. In this exclusive interview, they reveal how fundamentally important music is to them as part of the creative process.

There are also contributions from longtime collaborator T-Bone Burnett, who has scored many of their films, and Oscar Isaac, who stars in their latest project, Inside Llewyn Davies, which is about the folk scene in 1960s New York.

6M20140126

6M20140126

6M20140126

Edith talks to film-maker Spike Jonze about the songs that have inspired him and featured in the films and music videos he has directed. Jonze is the man behind cinematic classics such as Being John Malkovich, and is also responsible for some of the most iconic music videos of all-time. In a Screen 6 special, he reveals the stories behind the visuals, discussing his work with the likes of Arcade Fire, LCD Soundsystem and Fatboy Slim.

6M20140126

Edith talks to film-maker Spike Jonze about the songs that have inspired him and featured in the films and music videos he has directed. Jonze is the man behind cinematic classics such as Being John Malkovich, and is also responsible for some of the most iconic music videos of all-time. In a Screen 6 special, he reveals the stories behind the visuals, discussing his work with the likes of Arcade Fire, LCD Soundsystem and Fatboy Slim.

6MAnton Corbijn20150118

The Dutch film-maker and photographer Anton Corbijn talks about how he uses music in his work.

Anton began his career as a music photographer when he saw the Dutch musician Herman Brood playing in a café in Groningen around 1975. From the late 1970s the NME featured his work on a regular basis and would often have a photograph by him on the front page. One such occasion was a portrait of David Bowie wearing a loincloth backstage in New York when starring in The Elephant Man. He then got involved with music videos, and with collaborated with a wide range of globally-recognised artists.

Here he talks to Edith about directing Depeche Mode, Nick Cave and Nirvana, as well as making the Ian Curtis biopic Control. He also discusses his latest film A Most Wanted Man, which is based on John le Carré's 2008 novel of the same name.

6MChristopher Nolan20150104

Director Christopher Nolan discusses how he uses music in his films.

Christopher is currently one of the most highly regarded film-makers in Hollywood, making a string of commercial hits for the discerning cinema-goer. Having made his directorial debut with Following in 1999, he gained considerable attention for his second feature, Memento. The acclaim of these independent films afforded Christopher the opportunity to make the big-budget thrillers Insomnia and The Prestige. He found further popular and critical success with The Dark Knight trilogy, Inception and most recently Interstellar, which is hotly tipped for success during the awards season. Christopher has co-written several of his films with his brother, Jonathan, and runs the production company Syncopy Inc. with his wife Emma Thomas.

Here he chats to Edith about his collaborations with the legendary Hans Zimmer and his fondness for David Bowie and Radiohead, as well as giving us an insight into the role music plays in forming the aesthetic of his work.

6MDrew Barrymore20151011

Drew Barrymore discusses the music in her films - from Donnie Darko to her directorial debut, Whip It. Expect Joy Division, Cut Chemist, MGMT and Radiohead.

Actress Drew Barrymore discusses how music in her films.

6MMatthew Vaughn20150111

Writer, producer and director Matthew Vaughn discusses how he uses music in his films.

Matthew's big-break came with his work as a producer on close friend Guy Ritchie's film Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. He would later produce Ritchie's Snatch and Swept Away. He made his directorial debut in 2004 with Layer Cake., and also co-wrote and directed Stardust and a movie adaptation of Mark Millar's Kick-Ass.

Here he talks to Edith about his love of 80's (and loathing of 90's) music, and runs through some of the more memorable uses of songs in his work.

6MMick Jagger20141123

Edith is joined by Mick Jagger to discuss his influence and how his music has been used in films.

As well as fronting one of the greatest bands of all-time, Mick has been involved in film throughout his career, perhaps most notably when his took the lead in Nic Roeg's cult classic Performance. Here he discusses his love of cinema, how he got involved with the James Brown biopic Get On Up, and how even the great Martin Scorsese needs to get permission to use Mick's music in his films.

6MScreen 6 Special With David Fincher20141005

With the release of his latest film, Gone Girl, David Fincher discusses how he uses music in his films.

Having cut his teeth making music videos for the likes of Madonna & Michael Jackson, David has forged a career as one of Hollywood's most highly-regarded directors. He made his name with Se7en, and a since had a string of critical and commercial successes with the likes of Fight Club and The Social Network.

Here he discusses his collaborations with Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, and also his love of early 80s pop music. So as well as treating us to plenty of dark and moody electronica, he also throws in a spot of ABC and Duran Duran!

6MWith David O Russell20160103

The acclaimed director David O Russell discusses how he uses music in his work - from The Fighter and Silver Linings Playbook to his latest film, Joy. Expect offerings from artists as diverse as Nat King Cole, Alt-J and Led Zeppelin.

6MWith Guy Ritchie20151213

Director Guy Ritchie discusses the music that has featured in his work - from Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels to his latest film, The Man From U.N.C.L.E. He also explores his working relationship with Hans Zimmer, and picks some of the artists that are currently taking his fancy, from Karine Polwart to Sam Lee.

6MWith Joe Wright20151018

6MWith Joe Wright20151018

British director Joe Wright discusses music that has inspired him and featured in his films - from his current blockbuster Pan to homespun classics Atonement and Pride & Prejudice. Joe is a genuine aficionado of music in all its forms. Here he reveals how he DJs for cast and crew on set, discusses his working relationship with The Chemical Brothers, and explains the thinking behind using a Nirvana track in a film about Peter Pan! There's also music from The Ramones, Neil Diamond and Fela Kuti, among many others.

6MWith Joe Wright20151018

British director Joe Wright discusses music that has inspired him and featured in his films - from his current blockbuster Pan to homespun classics Atonement and Pride & Prejudice. Joe is a genuine aficionado of music in all its forms. Here he reveals how he DJs for cast and crew on set, discusses his working relationship with The Chemical Brothers, and explains the thinking behind using a Nirvana track in a film about Peter Pan! There's also music from The Ramones, Neil Diamond and Fela Kuti, among many others.

6MWith Joe Wright20151018

6MWith Joe Wright20151018

British director Joe Wright discusses music that has inspired him and featured in his films - from his current blockbuster Pan to homespun classics Atonement and Pride & Prejudice. Joe is a genuine aficionado of music in all its forms. Here he reveals how he DJs for cast and crew on set, discusses his working relationship with The Chemical Brothers, and explains the thinking behind using a Nirvana track in a film about Peter Pan! There's also music from The Ramones, Neil Diamond and Fela Kuti, among many others.

6MWith Joe Wright20151018

British director Joe Wright discusses music that has inspired him and featured in his films - from his current blockbuster Pan to homespun classics Atonement and Pride & Prejudice. Joe is a genuine aficionado of music in all its forms. Here he reveals how he DJs for cast and crew on set, discusses his working relationship with The Chemical Brothers, and explains the thinking behind using a Nirvana track in a film about Peter Pan! There's also music from The Ramones, Neil Diamond and Fela Kuti, among many others.

6MWith Joe Wright20151018

6MWith Joe Wright20151018

British director Joe Wright discusses music that has inspired him and featured in his films - from his current blockbuster Pan to homespun classics Atonement and Pride & Prejudice. Joe is a genuine aficionado of music in all its forms. Here he reveals how he DJs for cast and crew on set, discusses his working relationship with The Chemical Brothers, and explains the thinking behind using a Nirvana track in a film about Peter Pan! There's also music from The Ramones, Neil Diamond and Fela Kuti, among many others.

6MWith Joe Wright20151018

British director Joe Wright discusses music that has inspired him and featured in his films - from his current blockbuster Pan to homespun classics Atonement and Pride & Prejudice. Joe is a genuine aficionado of music in all its forms. Here he reveals how he DJs for cast and crew on set, discusses his working relationship with The Chemical Brothers, and explains the thinking behind using a Nirvana track in a film about Peter Pan! There's also music from The Ramones, Neil Diamond and Fela Kuti, among many others.

6MWith Michel Gondry20140810

6MWith Michel Gondry2014081020141228 (6M)

Pioneering French director Michel Gondry chats to Edith about the tracks that have soundtracked his life, and featured in his music videos and films.

Michel's career as a filmmaker began with the videos he made for the French rock band Oui Oui, for whom he also drummed. These caught the attention of Björk, who asked him to direct the video for her song "Human Behaviour". The collaboration proved long-lasting, with Gondry directing a total of eight music videos for her. Other artists who have collaborated with Michel on more than one occasion include Daft Punk, The White Stripes and The Chemical Brothers - all of whom feature in this Screen 6 special.

He is also an award-winning screenwriter and director, scooping an Oscar for Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind. His latest film, Mood Indigo, received a UK release earlier this year.

6MWith Michel Gondry2014081020141228 (6M)

Pioneering French director Michel Gondry chats to Edith about the tracks that have soundtracked his life, and featured in his music videos and films.

Michel's career as a filmmaker began with the videos he made for the French rock band Oui Oui, for whom he also drummed. These caught the attention of Björk, who asked him to direct the video for her song "Human Behaviour". The collaboration proved long-lasting, with Gondry directing a total of eight music videos for her. Other artists who have collaborated with Michel on more than one occasion include Daft Punk, The White Stripes and The Chemical Brothers - all of whom feature in this Screen 6 special.

He is also an award-winning screenwriter and director, scooping an Oscar for Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind. His latest film, Mood Indigo, received a UK release earlier this year.

6MWith Michel Gondry2014081020141228 (6M)

Pioneering French director Michel Gondry chats to Edith about the tracks that have soundtracked his life, and featured in his music videos and films.

Michel's career as a filmmaker began with the videos he made for the French rock band Oui Oui, for whom he also drummed. These caught the attention of Björk, who asked him to direct the video for her song "Human Behaviour". The collaboration proved long-lasting, with Gondry directing a total of eight music videos for her. Other artists who have collaborated with Michel on more than one occasion include Daft Punk, The White Stripes and The Chemical Brothers - all of whom feature in this Screen 6 special.

He is also an award-winning screenwriter and director, scooping an Oscar for Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind. His latest film, Mood Indigo, received a UK release earlier this year.

6MWith Michel Gondry20140810

Pioneering French director Michel Gondry chats to Edith about the tracks that have soundtracked his life, and featured in his music videos and films.

Michel's career as a filmmaker began with the videos he made for the French rock band Oui Oui, for whom he also drummed. These caught the attention of Björk, who asked him to direct the video for her song "Human Behaviour". The collaboration proved long-lasting, with Gondry directing a total of eight music videos for her. Other artists who have collaborated with Michel on more than one occasion include Daft Punk, The White Stripes and The Chemical Brothers - all of whom feature in this Screen 6 special.

He is also an award-winning screenwriter and director, scooping an Oscar for Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind. His latest film, Mood Indigo, received a UK release earlier this year.

6MWith Quentin Tarantino20160110

6MWith Quentin Tarantino20160110

Director Quentin Tarantino discusses the music that has featured in his films.

6MWith Quentin Tarantino20160110

Director Quentin Tarantino discusses the music that has featured in his films.

6MWith Sam Mendes20151025

6MWith Sam Mendes20151025

Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes discusses the music that has featured in his films, from Spectre and Skyfall to Jarhead and American Beauty.

6MWith Sam Mendes20151025

Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes discusses the music that has featured in his films, from Spectre and Skyfall to Jarhead and American Beauty.

6MWith Seth Macfarlane20140608

Comedy writer, performer and musician Seth MacFarlane joins Edith to talk about his influences and pick a selection of his favourite tracks, with the emphasis on orchestral music and film scores.

Seth is a pianist and singer who, in his early years, trained with Lee and Sally Sweetland, the vocal coaches of Barbra Streisand and Frank Sinatra. He has since put his education to good effect - be it with the brilliant and outrageous musical sequences in Family Guy or the Oscar nominated opening theme to Ted, which he co-wrote.

6MWith Simon Pegg20140817

6MWith Simon Pegg2014081720150104 (6M)

Simon Pegg discusses the music that has inspired him and featured in his TV and film work.

Writer and actor Simon Pegg reflects upon the music that has inspired him and featured in his work.

Simon is best known for having co-written and starred in the Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy of films, consisting of Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World's End, and the comedy series Spaced, all of which were directed by his friend Edgar Wright. He joins Edith on the release of his latest film, Hector And The Search For Happiness.

6MWith Simon Pegg20140817

6MWith Simon Pegg20140817

Writer and actor Simon Pegg reflects upon the music that has inspired him and featured in his work.

Simon is best known for having co-written and starred in the Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy of films, consisting of Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World's End, and the comedy series Spaced, all of which were directed by his friend Edgar Wright. He joins Edith on the release of his latest film, Hector And The Search For Happiness.

6MWith Wes Anderson20140309

On the weekend of the release of his latest film, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Edith chats to acclaimed director Wes Anderson about how he uses music in his films. Among the movies they discuss are Rushmore, The Fantastic Mr Fox, Moonrise Kingdom and The Royal Tenembaums, with tracks from The Kinks and Simon & Garfunkel among others.